LibriVox recording of The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness by Florence Hartley. Read in English by Christine Lamberton A guide for ladies, written in 1860, on what is accepted as correct behavior in polite society. The advice covers dress, travelling, staying in hotels, attending and giving parties and balls, making and receiving morning calls, letter writing, how to deal with servants, what accomplishments every well bred lady should be expected to acquire and how to choose... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, women, feminism, politeness
Listen to David Peterson talk to Tom Merritt and Veronica Belmont on Sword and Laser #68: Ad-libbing in DothrakiWe’re all about formality today, from the intricate politeness system of Korean to some crazy Nahuatl stuff to the subtle syntax of the English polite request. We talk on just what kind of things languages do to produce formal, polite, or literary language. Then we have a little discussion of Teonaht, which is quite a good conlang, though the site design drives us a little... Topics: CONLANG, FORMALITY, LANGUAGE, LINGUISTICS, POLITENESS, REGISTER, TEONAHT
Many kids and some parents participated in a magic show at Grand Taj where "please" replaces "Abracadabra" or "Hocus Pocus". A magician replaces the stern-looking Miss Manners and it was even more fun. You can get more information about Indian banquet hall first birthday party entertainment by surfing the Internet for "Indian First Birthday Parties in Vancouver" or "Filipino 1st Birthday Celebrations in BC". The cost of entertainment is... Topic: please is the magic word magician bobby vancouver richmond surrey bc anti bullying message polite...
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Featured Talk delivered by Julian Yates for "Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Ethics and Objects in the Early Modern and Medieval Periods" Conference, hosted by George Washington University's Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute @George Washington University, 11-12 April 2011. Topics: Bruno Latour, Michel Serres, Carlo Ginzburg, Donna Haraway, Derrida, Thelma Rowell, biomaterialism,...
In this one we either do an ad or start a feud (christaylorshow.com), talk comics and the new x-men movie, and read about a good mother. Topics: podcast, comedy, adam carolla, kevin smith, fat mike, nofx, chris taylor show, mother, molestation,...